Belho women’s soccer loses 0-3 in second friendly match against USA

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Johannes, Rodman and Smith are buzzing with the ‘young gun trio’

Krystal Dunn (second from the left) and Nicewonger, who scored the first goal.

The Korean women’s national soccer team ended its away warm-up match against the ‘strongest’ United States with two losses.

The Korean women’s national team, led by coach Colin Bell, lost 0-3 in the second friendly match against the United States held at Alinez Field in St. Paul, Minnesota on the 5th (Korean time).

Korea, which lost 0-4 in the first game played on the 2nd, ended its trip to the United States with no scores and only two losses.

In a total of 17 games against the United States, Korea recorded 4 draws and 13 losses, including the last 3 consecutive losses, without a single win.

The United States is currently ranked 4th in the FIFA rankings, but is still recognized as the world’s best. Korea’s ranking is 20th.

Korea has played friendly away games against the United States every other year since 2013.

While Korea failed to advance to the finals of the 2024 Paris Olympics, it is preparing for the 2026 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup and the 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The need for a generational change was raised after the shocking result of being eliminated in the round of 16 at the 2023 Australia-New Zealand Women’s World Cup. On this day, ‘young guns’ such as Trinity Rodman, Lily Johannes, and Sophia Smith performed with perfect scores, and the United States won its first championship in 12 years with a lighter heart. I got to challenge for the Olympic gold medal.

Following the first game, Coach Bell used the 3-4-3 tactic this time.

Lee Geum-min (Brighton), Casey Eugene Fair (Angel City), and Choi Yu-ri (Birmingham) were in charge of the attack, while Choo Hyo-joo (Hyundai Steel), Ji So-yeon (Seattle Reign), Jeon Eun-ha (Suwon FC), and Kang Chae-rim (Suwon FC) were in charge of the attack. Positioned in midfield. 메이저사이트

The three-back defensive line, from the left, consisted of Lee Young-ju (Madrid CFF), Kim Hye-ri (Hyundai Steel), and Lee Eun-young (Changnyeong WFC), with veteran Kim Jeong-mi (Hyundai Steel) wearing the goalkeeper gloves.

The U.S. took the lead 13 minutes into the first half when Crystal Dunn pushed in a ground ball cross passed by Jenna Naiswonger from the left in front of the goal.

Korea tried to attack the opponent’s camp with great enthusiasm, but the game was difficult, losing out in both strength and technology.

In the 30th minute of the first half, Ji So-yeon’s right-footed direct shot from the left side of the penalty arc was blocked by goalkeeper Casey Murphy, and was Korea’s only effective shot in the first half. 슬롯사이트

At the start of the second half, Coach Bell made a change by removing Jeon Eun-ha and inserting veteran midfielder Cho So-hyun (Birmingham City), but there was no significant change in the flow.

In the 17th minute of the second half, the United States brought in veterans in their 30s, including Alex Morgan and Lindsey Horan, and Nicewonger, and sent out young attackers in their early to mid-20s, including Smith, Sam Coffey, and Rodman.

In the 27th minute of the second half, 16-year-old Johannes, who plays for Ajax in the Netherlands and is attracting attention as America’s next-generation ace, was brought in.

A younger America was scarier.

In the 22nd minute of the second half, the ball stolen by Rodman was connected to Smith, who was rushing to the left of the goal, and Smith beat Kim Jeong-mi and shot from the left square to make it 2-0.

In the 32nd minute of the second half, Rodman’s powerful left-footed shot from the right side of the goal area grazed Kim Jeong-mi’s fingertips and hit the crossbar.

Johannes scored a key goal after receiving a pass from Rodman in the 37th minute of the second half. 토토사이트 순위

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